• Record Store Day 2020 – Rhianna’s Top Picks

    Rhianna Greensmith Like many other yearly events, Record Store Day (RSD) 2020 as we normally know it had to be cancelled. Yet, instead of forfeiting the vinyl tradition celebrating over 200 of the UK’s indie record stores by releasing limited edition records for avid collectors to get their hands...
  • Album Review: The Japanese House – Chewing Cotton Wool

    Rhianna Greensmith As the first release since their critically acclaimed debut album Good at Falling, The Japanese House (project of solo artist Amber Bain) wows again. Where Good at Falling was her self-labelled break-up album, this EP masquerades as a stunning portrait of ‘coming out of a relationship and...
  • Soundtracks: Do we love ’em or hate ’em?

    Rhianna Greensmith Music has historically been an integral accompaniment to other art forms – arranged to compliment film and television to provide the notorious soundtracks we know and love. But what role do soundtracks really play?  When we think of certain shows, we think of the music that accompanies...
  • The Return Of Primark: Novelty Or Necessity?

    As the nation filters back into a hazy resemblance of normality these past few weeks, with the reintroduction of non-essential shops to our high street, controversy has sparked at the length of queues forming. ...
  • Album Review: Blaenavon – Everything That Makes You Happy

    Blaenavon have returned with their second, beautifully poignant offering Everything That Makes You Happy, and the response thus far appears nothing but supportive....